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Thursday, January 30th 2014 - 10:34:16 AM
Name: Sandy
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Comments:On another website I found this helpful comment in response to someone's inquiry about finding a compilation of Gladys Taber's Diary of Domesticity columns frodelicious says: February 6, 2012 at 12:50 pm There is no complete collection. However, if you buy the following five books, you will get the best of what has been collected. Harvest at Stillmeadow: Excerpts from Gladys’ 1937-1940 “Diary of Domesticity” magazine column. (1940) Book of Stillmeadow, The: A selection of columns from Gladys’ “Diary of Domesticity” magazine column from 1937-1947. (1948) Stillmeadow Seasons: A selection of Gladys’ “Diary of Domesticity” columns from 1947-1949. (1950) Stillmeadow Daybook: A selection of Gladys’ “Diary of Domesticity” columns from 1946-1954. (1955) Stillmeadow Sampler: A selection of Gladys’ “Diary of Domesticity” columns from 1950-1957. (1959)
Thursday, November 21st 2013 - 08:14:27 AM
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Comments:I have been a fan of Gladys Tabors for years, as my mother was and i have all the original of Butternut Wisdom, I would be more than happy to share them with anyone interested!I HAVE COPIES FROM HER FIRST WEBSITE ALSO AND A LIST OF HER BOOKS. THANKS THEDA FARRIS
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Name: Patricia
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Comments:Thank you for Glady's Christmas Blessing from Stillmeadow-her remembrance of Honey the cocker spaniel is heartfelt and in a later time she also felt and wrote of Jill's presence at Christmastime.
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Comments:My husband and I are in New England states now and will see if we can find Stillmeadow on monday.... I am so looking forward to this... Found some more old books of Gladys today in a antique store..
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Name: Cheyenne Renard
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Saturday, August 25th 2012 - 12:49:34 AM
Name: Sue
E-mail address: Sansuey@sbcglobal.net
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Comments:I discovered Still Cove Journal in a Friends-of-the-library store this summer. I searched for information about Gladys Taber on-line and Susan Branch's site led me here! I will be seeking out more books by Ms, Taber. I am soothed and inspired while immersed in her world!
Sunday, July 29th 2012 - 05:19:23 PM
Name: Kay Sharp
E-mail address: ks1023@hotmail.com
Comments:Just found Gladys this summer, by chance. Picked up a Stillmeadow book at the library just because it looked old. Love her.
Saturday, July 28th 2012 - 01:24:55 AM
Name: Jennifer Williams
E-mail address: jennifer.sooners@gmail.com
Comments:I have just recently been collecting more and more of Gladys' books. What blessings they are. So sweet and simple. I would have loved to have known her. I am reading "Stillmeadow and Sugarbridge" right now, and I love the letters she and Barbara wrote back and forth. What a wonderful friendship. You don't find that much these days. I would love to know more about Gladys and Stillmeadow, and any family she has still around, if anyone has any information or additional websites. I also would love to read some of her magazines articles, "The Diary of Domesticity" and "Butternut Wisdom" if anyone knows where I can find copies of those. Blessings to all my fellow Gladys fans!
Wednesday, June 20th 2012 - 02:10:44 AM
Name: judy hathaway
E-mail address: stillmeadow@frontiernet.net
Comments:love g taber books.found them in 70s .i am 68 yrs old, would love to hear from people who loved g tabers books.looking for info on how we could get copies of the butternut wisdom articles. thank you so much. judy hathaway ,norwich, n.y.
Sunday, June 3rd 2012 - 09:41:16 PM
Name: nancy studebaker
E-mail address: studehakers@cox.net
Comments:Heart-lifting prose is that of Gladys Taber.
Thursday, May 24th 2012 - 01:48:48 AM
Name: Debbie
E-mail address: mommagroom1@yahoo.com
Comments:I was introduced to Gladys Tabor by my grandmother years ago. I loved reading her books and always wished I lived in that farmhouse in Connecticut. I am so glad I found your site.
Wednesday, March 28th 2012 - 04:28:37 PM
Name: dale cipollini
E-mail address: dalenoel62@aol.com
Comments:Just love Gladys Tabers books. I grew up in Newtown Conn town nst to Southbury in the house myparents bought from Gladys Taber friends Miss Blinn and Miss cuthburt s been so onderful tored and collect her books especially when my house was mentioned in one of her books.
Monday, March 19th 2012 - 09:19:18 PM
Name: Cheri Dwinnell
E-mail address: cherild@maine.rr.com
Comments:Nothing could ever be better than Gladys Taber's writings. I squeal with delight whenever I find one of her books! Love, love, love her!
Saturday, February 11th 2012 - 08:18:54 PM
Name: Judy Murrah
E-mail address: judym@quilts.com
Homepage URL: http://judymurrah.wordpress.com
Comments:Just read about Gladys Taber in a Susan Branch blog and now want to know more. What's the best way to go about getting copies of any of her writings? Thank you. Judy
Sunday, February 5th 2012 - 06:42:26 PM
Name: Bobbie Ann Picard
E-mail address: btpicard212@newwavecomm.net
Comments:I have loved Gladys Taber for many years and happy to learn there is a quarterly newsletter. In addition, I am happy I have recently been introduced through facebook, to Susan Branch. I love her blog and will be collecting her work as well. I think of both of these women, as a little bit of comfort and joy in a much too busy world. Thank you!!!
Saturday, January 28th 2012 - 09:04:09 AM
Name: debbie tunnell
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Homepage URL: http://recipeas4u.blogspot.com
Comments:So happy to have found this site quite by accident. My mother also introduced me to Gladys and collected all of her books. While she never met Gladys, we did have tea at her house in 1994. Mother knew every nook and cranny from descriptions in Gladys Tabor's books. Wonderful memory.
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Name: Barbara Belcher
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Comments:I would love to receive your newsletter and pictures of your house. I can not afford the $20.00 per year. I love your house and hope to have one like it before I die. I love your quotes and books, I will see if I can get a few from the library. You are very creative and that is why I love you and Susan Branch! Thanks for everything. Barbara
Thursday, October 27th 2011 - 12:00:52 PM
Name: Lorna Schreck
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Comments:I feel as if I've come home to a family I didn't even know I had. As I viewed the comments, my heart was hugged as my eyes flooded with tears of joy. There really are kindred spirits who understand immediately what I feel about Glayds's books and columns. As I journey into my 60's I am comforted to know you are out there and now your are in my heart!
Wednesday, October 26th 2011 - 08:54:26 PM
Name: connie jo post
E-mail address: conniejopost@yahoo.com
Comments:So glad to have found this web site..I love gladys Taber's writings and my mom introduced me to her books..
Monday, July 4th 2011 - 10:39:27 PM
Name: Joleva
E-mail address: joleva@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.ebloggy.com/joleva
Comments:I have been a great fan of Susan Branch for years. I love her works and own some of her products as well :D I was Introduced to Gladys Taber through her Willard Newsletter. I am looking forward to getting to know Gladys work. Thanks Susan for the introduction :)
Wednesday, June 15th 2011 - 10:17:40 AM
Name: Jeannie
E-mail address: Jswanlake12@aol.com
Comments:i had just ordered "Stillmeadow Calendar' from Amazon, when i realized I had first read Gladys Taber's column in The Family Circle Magazine in 1963 or 1964. My mother would bring the magazine home from her shopping expeditions and the Gladys Taber column was the first one we would turn to. Well, that's over 48 years I have been reading her books about Stillmeadow, Stillcove and of course all her wonderful dogs and cats. Now that my brother and sister in law have moved to Connecticut, a trip to Stillmeadow is on our calendar.
Saturday, June 11th 2011 - 07:00:47 PM
Name: Rhoda Tuckey
E-mail address: rtuckey54321@yahoo.com
Comments:Dear Ladies: Could someone please tell me the favorite three Gladys Taber books that are out there? I do love the Lord and gardening, sewing, homemaking and hand making things. I don't have any pets though, but three favorite books otherwise would be a good start for me. I love to read and could use a good elder woman mentor. It sounds as though Gladys' work and influence is still very much alive. Please respond. Thank you. Sincerely, Rhoda Tuckey
Wednesday, April 6th 2011 - 05:43:24 PM
Name: Linda
E-mail address: lbleeke@comcast.net
Comments:I just found this from Susan Branch's newsletter, however many of the links from the homepage do not work and I cannot find how to sign up and pay for the mailed newsletter. Anyone have any ideas? Thanks in advance. She sounds like a kindred spirit.
Sunday, April 3rd 2011 - 11:33:36 AM
Name: Susan
E-mail address: suzq91955@aol.com
Comments:I discovered Gladys Taber book when my mom passed away in August of 2010. I have never read anything much except my bible. I loved "Reveries at Stillmeadow" which I found at my moms house. I am now trying to order her books when I can. I would like to see a description of some of hers books before I order them. Does anyone know of a site where I can see what each book is about. Thanks for this site.
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Name: Debra Tincher-Graves
E-mail address: dtincher@tds.net
Comments:I want to sign up for Gadys Tabers newsletter, becuase along with Susan Branch I to love everything about homemaking, gardening, cooking the lieasure arts and God. God bless people like yourselves who promote these good works for the women of God deb
Monday, March 7th 2011 - 04:52:21 PM
Name: Carolyn
E-mail address: b.nunn@insightbb.com
Comments:I have also been introduced to Gladys Taber by Susan Branch. She sounds like a very interesting lady. She may be a close "Gene Stratton Porter" from Indiana. I will be looking for a Gladys Taber book.
Saturday, March 5th 2011 - 07:19:41 PM
Name: Julie MIller
E-mail address: mochajam@earthlink.net
Comments:I read about Gladys from my Willard newsletter written by Susan Branch. If she is a fan of Gladys I thought I would look into it:)
Saturday, March 5th 2011 - 03:07:28 PM
Name: Ethel Menhart
E-mail address: ethel111@verizon.net
Comments:Hi, I learned about Gladys Taber from Susan Ban Breathnach's site......and I bought a few of her out of print books, I also love her, and was thoroughly entranced and enthralled with her life and how she lived it, etc.
Friday, March 4th 2011 - 04:29:48 PM
Name: Liza-Ann Tucker
E-mail address: ltucker@mun.ca
Comments:I can't find alot of info about each of Gladys Taber's books. Susan Branch has set me on this search. I love all things Country but I'm not interested in tha Cat/ Dog books. Can you recommend the top 3 Gladys Taber books and why. Thanks. Liza-Ann
Thursday, March 3rd 2011 - 08:23:07 AM
Name: connie J Post
E-mail address: conniejopost@yahoo.com
Comments:I first learned about Gladys Tabor from my mom. I inherited "Country Chronicle" from mom and have loved Gladys ever since. I look for her books and collect them.I love her and her writings always take me to a peaceful place.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 - 10:03:46 PM
Name: Janet Taber
E-mail address: janettaber@gmail.com
Comments:Thanks to Susan Branch for directing us to this site and for reminding us, once again, of the treasure that was Gladys Taber. I would love to believe that we would have been kindred spirits (as well as name-sharers) had we ever met. I do feel as if I know her and will go, just now, to reacquaint myself through the pages of Stillmeadow.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 - 06:53:08 PM
Name: Brenda Meyer
Homepage URL: http://bunniej.xanga.com
Comments:I love Gladys Taber's books so much. They are a quiet retreat from this crazy world. My mother read them and now my sister and I read them. I read them over and over. She was a wonderful lady.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 - 06:44:58 PM
Name: Denise
Comments:Gladys Taber's books are a quiet, restful,happy place to go to escape the worries and cares of this troubled world. I absolutely love them.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 - 06:41:11 PM
Name: Lynn Ellington
E-mail address: linpinpin@buckeye-express.com
Homepage URL: http://www.vintagelaceandlavender.com
Comments:Susan Branch does it again! Educating me about another one of her interests, which usually ends up being something I adore as well. Can't wait to find one of Gladys Taber's books and look forward to pouring over it with a cup of tea. I grew up in New England, now in Ohio, and always enjoy reading about someone's experiences in that wonderful area.
Wednesday, March 2nd 2011 - 12:37:37 PM
Name: Sheryl Kirk
E-mail address: in_the_tall_pines@yahoo.com
Comments:Where have I been? I just read of Gladys' Stillmeadow books today in Susan Branch's Willard letter. I think I will be another fan looking for her books and articles. Thank you for sharing...y'all.
Tuesday, March 1st 2011 - 08:36:22 PM
Name: Eugenie Thomas
E-mail address: WolfWillow7@Hotmail.ca
Comments:I love to go back to Still Meadow in my wide-awake dreams. I think of the Irish and Jill. Good Luck.....
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Name: Shelley Rogers
E-mail address: stillmeadow@yahoo.com
Comments:This website is only a shadow of what it used to be due to the fact that the person who created it passed away. Susan Stanley was a loving, caring person and she dearly admired Gladys Taber. She was my very good friend. I'm in the process of building another website dedicated to Gladys Taber. Please watch for more information. If you would like to be emailed information about the new site, please contact me at stillmeadow@yahoo.com
Sunday, August 22nd 2010 - 02:27:40 PM
Name: Sandy Olivencia
E-mail address: forgetful7522@yahoo.com
Comments:I remember my mom reading Gladys Taber's books when I was a child and talking about them. I bought her Stillmeadow Cookbook when a was a young woman, but it was lost with other books when I moved in 1979. Now I collect her books and read them often, especially when I want to feel more content and more peaceful. One thing, though--her description of her first love, Jan, who went to war and eventually broke her heart hurts me so much! Every September she seems to write something about that. When she describes her courtship with Frank, the man she married and later divorced, she never says anything about loving him. I always wonder what happened to "Jan"--whether she saw him around the town where they lived, or heard about him through the years. Also, I could feel her pain acutely when reading Another Path, about Jill's death, maybe because I was widowed when I was 43. Anyway, I love the way she faces life and her little quirks and her love for humankind and animals. I enjoy everything about the books--the illustrations and pictures, too. Does anyone know how to get in touch with Anne Colby, her granddaughter who at one time, at least, was at Stillmeadow? Can one write to someone who takes care of the place to get information about it?
Monday, July 19th 2010 - 11:03:18 PM
Name: Sue Bendlin
E-mail address: rsbendlin@evertek.net
Homepage URL: http://m.www.yahoo.com
Comments:....sorry about the boo boo in my just posted comments. "Diary of Domesticity" appeared in LADIES HOME JOURNAL as most of you already know.
Thursday, January 21st 2010 - 08:36:32 PM
Name: Sue Bendlin
E-mail address: rsbendlin@evertek.net
Homepage URL: http://m.www.yahoo.com
Comments:I have been in love with Gladys Taber since I was a preteen and discovered her thru my grandmother, who had several of her books. Later I discovered "Butternut Wisdom" and "Diary of Domesticity" in FAMILY CIRCLE and Just discovered this site by typing in Gladys Taber and, oh my, the sites that popped up. I have all but 3 of her books and since those three are listed for hundreds of dollars I doubt I'll ever own them. Meanwhile, I reread her books each winter and enjoy them again as much as when I first read them. I have many duplicates I have picked up thru the years. There will never be anyone like this wonderful woman and I hope the group, FRIENDS OF GLADYS TABER, continues to grow.
Thursday, January 21st 2010 - 08:32:48 PM
Name: Martha Avery
E-mail address: mea_3@netzero.net
Comments:Along with many, many others, I discovered Mrs. Tabor through a magazine article. Now I have a great collection of her books. Some I purchased through bookstores dealing in out-of-print books. Once in a while I will read, again, one of her books as I am doing now. It is titled, "Still Cove Journal"; the last one she wrote, I believe. I have also enjoyed reading books authored by two of her friends, Faith Baldwin and Hal Borland.
Friday, January 8th 2010 - 12:00:44 AM
Name: Lucille Primaldi
E-mail address: ceal88@verizon.net
Comments:I first discovered Gladys Taber while subbing for a secretary back in 1963. I picked up a magazine and found a slim, page-long column called "Butternut Wisdom" -- and the rest is history!!!! I absolutely LOVE Glady's Stillmeadow books. Whenever I read a chapter or two I feel as though I've taken a vacation back to simpler times. No hurrying here and there. There's time to breathe!!!!! Thanks for the wonderful website. I'll visit often.
Thursday, September 3rd 2009 - 02:11:39 PM
Name: Cheryl Ashley
E-mail address: csmithwcpl@yahoo.com
Comments:How nice to know there's a website dedicated to Gladys. Her books are difficult to find now (8/2009) but I'll keep trying. Thankfully, libraries still have some copies. But these eventually wear out, and the books can't be replaced. Can anyone recommend a biography of Mrs. Taber? Thanks, Cheryl Ashley
Tuesday, August 18th 2009 - 02:46:44 PM
Name: Ginger
E-mail address: punkin88@bellsouth.net
Comments:Gladys Taber connects me to my late mother, whose favorite author was Mrs. Taber. Every time I read her books, I feel the presence of those who have gone before me.
Sunday, August 9th 2009 - 02:09:13 PM
Name: Janet Marilyn Stitt
E-mail address: churchmouse45101@yahoo.com
Comments:What a delightful time I've had, looking through your wonderful site! It's lovely to know there are other Stillmeadow readers out there; was there ever another writer like Gladys Taber? Thank you for keeping her memory alive, and God bless you.
Saturday, August 1st 2009 - 12:13:16 AM
Name: patty olczak
E-mail address: pattyolc@aol.com
Comments:I love every book she wrote.. I have my collection and I went out immediately and got 2 Abyssinians after reading about "Amber".. they passed and I have 2 more.. what a blessing!
Wednesday, July 29th 2009 - 05:55:01 AM
Name: Marilyn Atchison
E-mail address: atchisonmarilyn@hotmail.com
Comments:Just found this site while looking for my old favourite Stillmeadow site (which I hadn't received mail from for quite some time), closed I guess. I am a long time reader of Glady's wisdom and gentle humour. If anyone knows where all the sites have gone, or just wants to chat about Glady's, Jill and the dogs and Amber, please feel free to write. Thanks, Marilyn Victoria, B.C.
Wednesday, July 8th 2009 - 05:48:15 PM
Name: pamela mcdonald
E-mail address: pamelamcdonald2@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://librasun@yahoo.com
Comments:hello again, reading thr fans comnents below....i want to address a question by FAYE she asjs if Gladys daughter connie was cicely......in stillmedow seasons she refers to her as cicely, i wonder if this is a pet/nickname or possibly a middle name used here......so many books! so many questions!..and why are so many of the Gladys Taber sites " deadended?" i was heartbroken to find they didnt give the much sought after information..could someone tell me if there is a plan in action to continue this fine tribute site?...i would love to be a part of this, yours truly in literature, Pamela Mc Donald
Monday, June 29th 2009 - 10:04:09 PM
Name: Pamela Mc Donald
E-mail address: pamelamcdonald2@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://librasun@yahoo.com
Comments: I read my first book, " stillmedow and sugarbridge" during the summer of 1982, awaiting my 4th child, Gladys kept me company with stories of home....i had collected 30 of the 50 books, that painfully were stolen in 2001, i am rebuilding my collection, but a more beautiful soul i have never found, than in the works of GLADYS TABER god bless all the family, and of course " stillmedow" pamela mc donald
Sunday, June 28th 2009 - 10:53:20 PM
Name: Mary Lou Cassotto
E-mail address: mlcassotto@aol.com
Comments:Thank you for all of your wonderful work this weekend at the Wellesley Reunion. Lots of fun. Mary Lou Cassotto Glastonbury, Conn.
Sunday, June 21st 2009 - 07:00:17 PM
Name: Mercedes Arneson Pary
E-mail address: mcpary@eot.com
Comments:I have admired Gladys Taber's Stillmeadow writings since I was a young girl.My mother was an avid reader of Gladys' writings and I recently found a worn and torn "Stillmeadow" book of Gladys' with clippings of her writings cut out of magazines and folded neatly in the book. My mother was a writer in a less notable way but did publish some of her poems. As I read about Gladys' way of life, I find it parallel to my mother's, namely Violet Alice Evans Arneson now deceased. I enjoy both author's writings.
Sunday, May 31st 2009 - 08:07:33 PM
Name: Mary S. Orrell
E-mail address: msorrell@triad.rr.com
Comments:Think what a wonderful life if everyone was as interesting and could handle things the way Gladys Tabor did. When you finish reading one of her books you just cannot wait to find another one. Her books have always been such an inspiration to me.
Friday, May 29th 2009 - 09:26:45 PM
Name: Nancy Winton
E-mail address: cnwinton@sbcglobal.net
Comments:I have loved Gladys Taber since I first read her monthly column in Family Circle in 1961. Her nature connection helped brighten many days for me! I have visited Cape Cod twice and searched for her house. I know I got close both times. Her books so wonderful! Thank you for having a website so special!
Saturday, May 16th 2009 - 07:22:33 PM
Name: Shelley Rogers
E-mail address: stillmeadow@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://www.geocities.com/stillmeadow/
Comments:This is an invitation for anyone who loves Gladys Taber to visit "Gladys Taber's Stillmeadow" - a site dedicated to Connecticut author, Gladys Taber. It is also a continuation of THIS site that was started by Susan Stanley (1953-2007). I hope that you'll come and visit. Shelley
Tuesday, April 28th 2009 - 05:32:39 PM
Name: Wanda
E-mail address: billyboyandmissy@yahoo.com
Comments:It is always relaxing to read about the affairs of country living, especially in earlier times. It is my wish that all people have a Stillmeadow place in their lives. It is a place the heart goes........
Tuesday, April 28th 2009 - 12:51:55 PM
Name: Debbie Gassett
E-mail address: debbielynn58@yahoo.com
Comments:I bought my first GraceTaber book at a water-damaged book sale in 1986,had never heard of her. it was Stillmeadow Sampler and I was only 27 years old raising 2 daughters on my own. i fell in love with this book and have read it several times. i am rereading the Stillmeadow Road for the 2nd time. Would love to connect with other Grace Taber fans.
Wednesday, April 22nd 2009 - 08:33:22 AM
Name: Kathy Allen
E-mail address: temp@mkalibraryspecialists.com
Comments:A long time admirer of Gladys Taber. How nice to see others are ejoying her thoughts.
Tuesday, April 7th 2009 - 10:18:44 AM
Name: Kathy Allen
E-mail address: temp@mkalibraryspecialists.com
Comments:A long time admirer of Gladys Taber. How nice to see others are ejoying her thoughts.
Tuesday, April 7th 2009 - 10:16:13 AM
Name: susan welborn
E-mail address: suewelborn@verizon.net
Homepage URL: http://suewelborn@verizon.net
Comments:Recently reading all of Gladys' books...takes me back to my lovely conn. where i lived too!
Tuesday, March 24th 2009 - 05:44:39 PM
Name: anne
E-mail address: namfle51@epix.net
Comments:A very long time admirer of Gladys. I have some of her books Corresponded with Gladys a little before she passed away.
Wednesday, March 4th 2009 - 11:41:27 AM
Name: Mona Marshall
E-mail address: minnesotamona@hotmail.com
Comments:How I wish I had visited you and your home back when I first knew of you. In your books I found a kindred spirit who lovd as I do the countryside, pets, gardens, seasons, and your beautiful old home. So glad to of found this site.
Tuesday, March 3rd 2009 - 09:02:52 PM
Name: Linnea Mensching
E-mail address: troll45@gmail.com
Comments:I have loved Gladys Tabor since I was a teenager. I was happy to have visited Appleton and bought several Gladys Taber books at her favorite bookseller.
Saturday, February 28th 2009 - 07:28:33 PM
Name: susan larson horner
E-mail address: stillmeadow@hotmail.com
Comments:Interesting. I was told about this site by a gal I sold a coper tea kettle to on Ebay. She noticed my name and we figured out we were both fans. How cool.
Thursday, January 15th 2009 - 08:39:17 AM
Name: John R. Eggers
E-mail address: envision@paulbunyan.net
Homepage URL: http://www.wowteach.com
Comments:I am an avid fan of Gladys Taber. I have most of her books and enjoy the quietness and warmth of her writing. Thanks for taking the time to do a website dedicated to her.
Wednesday, January 7th 2009 - 05:20:49 PM
Name: Kathleen
E-mail address: catty_girl_4@yahoo.com
Comments:Hi, I love the way Gladys wrote and described things. I especially liked reading about Esme and tigger and her dogs. I like the way they packed up food to go on a picnic or maybe just sit outside and eat and enjoy the scenery and great outdoors. I have about 5 of her books and am now just reading them over. She sure had a way of writing and describing leaves, fires roaring, cooking whatever she was going to cook, even coddling eggs in the coddling cups. You can just imagine them enjoying them. It must have been very cold there in the wintertime the way she described it in her books.
Thursday, December 4th 2008 - 08:40:08 PM
Name: Gaelyn
E-mail address: bigbandbaby@hotmail.com
Comments:If you have a chance, beg or borrow enough money to purchase a cope of "Harvest at Stillmeadow", Gladys' little-know earliest book about Stillmeadow. Her husband Bob and Jill were communting to New York and just coming to Stillmeadow on weekends when Gladys wrote this book. It is more honest about the aggravations of coutnry living then the later (but so wonderful) books. It will be a revelation to you and it reveals a lot about Gladys' personality! I know that is always very costly when it comes up for auction on Ebay or Amazon, but belive me, it is woth scrimping and saving for!
Saturday, September 13th 2008 - 11:28:26 PM
Name: Jackie L. Bacher
E-mail address: jblighthouse@verizon.net
Comments:As a long-time lover of all things Gladys Taber, this site is amazing! Thank you!
Thursday, July 31st 2008 - 04:51:32 PM
Name: Pat Trovinger
E-mail address: dptrovinger
Comments:As with so many of you, my Mother introduced me to Gladys Taber, and we read her books throughout the 60;s, 70's and mourned her loss in 1980. This morning I was reshelving some books and thought I ought to go back and reread them. When my Mother passed away, we had a lot of duplicates, so I combined them and offered the extras to a friend from Texas who was visiting. She jumped on the offer and flew home to Dallas with her suitcase full of books! When my son was small, and we lived in Westchester Co., N. Y., we used to travel frequently to New Britain to visit an old and dear friend, passing by Southbury. On an impulse one afternoon, I made the detour from I84 to Jeremy Swamp Rd. (which I had found several years earlier by noting "clues" from Stillmeadow books), and with my heart in my throat actually walked up Mrs. Taber's door, with my small son at my side. We were invited in, and spoke with her for a few minutes before continuing on our way home. What a thrill! Her beautiful books and wonderful outlook on life have served as an inspiration for me.
Tuesday, July 1st 2008 - 03:46:05 PM
Name: Brenda
E-mail address: Ladyhawk517@aol.com
Comments:My Grannie is the one that introduced me to Ms. Taber's talent. She collected all the Family Circle articles. Her writings make me feel part of her family.
Friday, June 20th 2008 - 02:45:30 PM
Name: Cait
E-mail address: dragonflycait@yahoo.com
Comments:While shelving books at our local library, I happened to shelve a book next to Stillmeadow Calendar. Needless to say, I checked it out, renewed it and finally had to give it back to the library, doggone it! I had read all the Butternut Wisdom columns she wrote in Family Circle when my Mom would buy the magazine. As I read Stillmeadow Calendar, I realized all those columns I devoured, really were the basis for my values and the way I feel about things. My Mother always read those columns too, and perhaps she adopted that wonderful 'wisdom' in raising me. I know we shared the same views on things, so perhaps the three of us were of like minds and souls. At 65, I am now re-discovering a whole world of her books and can't wait for the discovery of more of her books. I have been able to recently purchase two of her books with a third on the way here to my home. In reading even the cookbook I have garnered, I feel peace enter and my busy day dissolve. We are so lucky to be able to read these wonderful books and have had the opportunity to live our lives through osmosis through Gladys' words. I hope her daughter realizes the gift her mother's words have given me, and I Thank her for sharing Gladys with us. It is in the largesse of this generosity that we become whole again. Thank you. Cait
Saturday, May 31st 2008 - 03:44:11 AM
Name: Myrna
E-mail address: MLMTru@aol.com
Comments:Back in the 60's, I was introduced to Gladys Taber's writings by way of her column "Butternut Wisdom" in Family Circle magazine. I fell in love with Stillmeadow. Since then I have collected almost all of her books and have read and reread them a number of times. Whenever things get hectic and I need some tranquil moments, all I have to do is open one of her books and walk down Jeremy Swamp Road.
Saturday, May 24th 2008 - 10:13:21 AM
Name: sherry
E-mail address: sds34881@bellsouth.net
Comments:I fell in love with Gladys Tabor books years ago and still enjoy reading them over and over. I also love this web site where I can come and just relax.
Saturday, May 17th 2008 - 10:15:54 AM
Name: Karen Lowe
E-mail address: kll.retired@yahoo.com
Comments:My Mother, now 90, introduced me to Gladys Taber's books several years ago. Now I am reading aloud passages to her, as her eyesight is failing. We are both inspired by Ms. Taber's writings.
Wednesday, May 7th 2008 - 01:54:22 PM
Name: Winnie Rogers Smith
E-mail address: winniesmith@frontiernet.net
Comments:I did not know my grandfather well. He was very quiet and it has bothered me for years that I didn't know much about his personality. He gave my mother Stillmeadow, telling her it was a good book, 40 plus years ago and I have just now read it. It has given me an insight into his thinking I never could have gained otherwise. I love her wisdom and caring nature and am so glad I finally read this book. I am now on the search for her other books.
Saturday, March 1st 2008 - 12:40:38 PM
Name: Aurore
E-mail address: aurorebarrett@cox.net
Homepage URL: http://thevicarofvegas.com
Comments:I am fortunate in that I own and cherish almost every book that Gladys Taber ever wrote. I have been reading them since I was in my teens and she was the inspiration behind many of my own writings, plus my family cooking. I especially like the book about Amber, her cat - my favorite "Especially Dogs, Especially at Stillmeadow". It would be so much better today if we had writers of her bent who could help us learn to live the simple life.
Monday, February 18th 2008 - 04:58:03 PM
Name: Peg Ackerman <madisonatoutpost5@sbcglobal.net>
E-mail address: madisonatoutpost5@sbcglobal.net
Comments:I have run across quotes by Gladys Tabor in many of Susan Branch's books and have always wondered who she was! Now, the quest to find some of her books and indulge!
Wednesday, January 23rd 2008 - 06:31:36 PM
Name: Linda Russell
E-mail address: LndaluR@aol.com
Comments:I started reading Gladys Taber books in the 1970s, happened upon them by accident at a dog show. They have touched my heart over the years in a way that is profound and I see by this website that I am far from alone. what a blessing she was, I reread her books often.
Friday, January 11th 2008 - 09:47:35 PM
Name: kim warnick
E-mail address: kimfastback@yahoo.comI can't
Comments:I can't remember when or where I "Stillmeadow Daybook", but something made me pick it up and thumb through it. I just knew that it was just what I needed at the time. I was in a band and on tour and it was the most perfect book for travelling all over the country. I really just wanted to fall into that book and live there especially considering just how opposite it was from what I was doing. On tour in a band can get really boring and exhausting so it was an escape from the boredom of waiting around to play. I remember going back to the van and reading but knowing that soon I would finish this book and then what???? It made me long to sit in front of a fireplace with a cat next to me, reading something cozy. I wish I would've been so lucky as to have met her as she seemed like such a wonderful, positive woman. But I'm glad she left us all her books. I plan owning all of them at some point.
Thursday, November 29th 2007 - 07:18:56 PM
Name: Annie
E-mail address: annie65934@aol.com
Comments:I found gladys Stillmeadow while flying home from a florida trip. I was visiting my Father to relax and take time to myself. I was going through a horrible divorce, having been married for 25 years to my highschool sweetheart. Her book for some strange reason gave me hope, peace and strenght to go on with the rest of my life alone. I have now collected and read many of her books and love each one. I am lucky to live near by her beloved Stillmeadow in Southbury and found her home. It looks exactly the same as when she lived there and was thrilled to find it one warm summer day back in 1995. I wish there were some way to get inside and see where she lived and loved, but so far I have not been able to do that. I read her books every week over and over they give me inspiration for everyday living.
Thursday, July 26th 2007 - 12:24:06 PM
Name: Kathryn Weishar
E-mail address: tearosecottag@hotmail.com
Comments:I started reading Gladys Taber's books in 1967 shortly after I was married. I re-read them often, they are timeless. I wrote to her twice and she responded each time. I cherish her notes.I am happy there are others who love her as I do.
Tuesday, May 22nd 2007 - 05:30:13 PM
Name: Kathy
E-mail address: kath2357@aol.com
Comments:My great-aunt loved Gladys Taber and gave her books to read. I fell in love with her writing!!! I felt as if I knew her -- like she was an old friend. When you read her books you long for that time when life seemed much simpler. She knew people and had a genuine love for her friends and family. What a joy it is to find this site and learn more about this great lady. Thank you for this site, Kathy
Wednesday, March 14th 2007 - 10:45:52 PM
Name: Ricki Teal
E-mail address: theteals@juno.com
Comments:What a beautiful site. I have admired Gladys Taber for over thirty years. She has to be my favorite author. This site is a wonderful tribute to her. Thank you
Wednesday, March 14th 2007 - 08:15:25 PM
Name: Br. Peter Budde, BSG
E-mail address: stillmarsh@hotmail.com
Thursday, March 1st 2007 - 11:21:47 AM
Name: Judy Clarke
E-mail address: mothertough@aol.com
Homepage URL: http://none
Comments:I've always loved Gladys Taber. I am now writing an Afterword to my own second book and want to quote a few lines from her 'Harvest of Yesterdays.' Does anyone know how I can get in touch with whomever would give permission to quote?
Tuesday, January 30th 2007 - 01:26:13 PM
Name: Dorothy L. Kington
E-mail address: d.l.kington2@cox.net
Homepage URL: http://kington2.homestead.com
Comments:A dear new friend introduced me to Gladys Tabor books. I regret that I had not come in contact with her books before now but I am on my second book and shall try to find more.I am almost 80 so it is my desire to devote many hours to reading the books of a woman who is from the same cloth as my friend and I. Thank you Mille for sharing your friend Gladys with me.
Saturday, January 20th 2007 - 07:21:34 PM
Name: Kathy Taylor
E-mail address: gardenlady39@hotmail.com
Comments:A friend recently introduced me to Glady's books. I first read Stillmeadow Sampler and am now collecting and reading all of her books. She writes in such a way that I feel she wrote especially to me. I am so glad that I have found Gladys and wished that I could have spent time with her because I know we would have had lots to talk about. Kathy Lynn
Friday, January 19th 2007 - 12:13:53 AM
Name: Marlana Garrett
E-mail address: marlanagarrett26@yahoo.com
Comments:I purchased Gladys Taber's "Especially Father" from a thrift store some time ago and just now read it. I love old books esp.from that era. I was trying to learn more about her parents when I came across your site. thank you for your wonderful web page. I have enjoyed it and am sure I will revisit. Sincerly, Marlana
Thursday, January 18th 2007 - 08:29:41 PM
Name: carol
E-mail address: carol@herbertson.com
Comments:Love her books!
Friday, December 15th 2006 - 07:30:20 PM
Name: Gail Saunders
E-mail address: gramgail@netscape.com
Comments:I have loved Gladys Taber's books for many years. Now approaching 70, I am wondering if anybody has ever found or assembled a collection of her "Butternut Wisdom" articles published in the 50's and 60's, when I was a young wife and mother. How I loved them then, not knowing the later love for her books that would evolve. I am so pleased that there are still so many fans of her books, others who derive the same enjoyment and calming influence her writing has always invoked in me.
Sunday, October 22nd 2006 - 08:55:28 AM
Name: Donna & Theda Farris
E-mail address: dkf5325@msn.com
Comments:Our Mother had some of Gladys' books and binders full of her magazine articles. I believe Gladys was her favorite author. Mom passed away 4-1/2 yrs ago and we miss her terribly so we reminise by looking through her books and papers. We just discovered your website today and have been printing some of the calander pages. Gladys had such a beautiful way to describe her world that I've gotten lost in her words. Thanks for making her available to us.
Wednesday, October 18th 2006 - 09:54:13 PM
Name: rhonda bargery
E-mail address: bargeryhrn@aol.com
Comments:I looked up your website to get the list of books for my mother; she has been a long-time fan of Gladys Taber, and I have been helping her find the books on the internet to expand her collection. She is in her 70's now and not in the best of health; reading these books seems to give her such enjoyment. I plan to read them all some day when I have the time. Thank you for making the list.
Wednesday, October 11th 2006 - 09:21:16 AM
Name: cara dailey
E-mail address: daileydc@juno.com
Comments:Like another visitor, I didn't know others loved the Stillmeadow books as I do! Thanks for a beautifully done website. Cara Dailey in Oregon
Thursday, October 5th 2006 - 10:35:59 AM
Name: Joan Cross
E-mail address: jandj1@chartertn.net
Comments:I have loved Gladys Taber since I first read her work in Family Circle as a teenager.I have as many of her books as I can find and constantly look for more.Just so happy to find your site! Thanks and keep up this great gift to the world!
Friday, September 22nd 2006 - 05:31:58 PM
Name: Dawn Faith
E-mail address: dawn-faith@myway.com
Comments:I love Gladys Taber's books so much, and it always feels like reading lovely letters from a close friend. For those who are looking for books with a similar heart-felt, nature adoring feeling, I recommend books by Hal Borland (who was a good friend of Gladys), Rachel Peden, Tasha Tudor, and Susan Branch. I am so glad there are people born on this earth with invisible wings and a talent for writing!
Saturday, September 9th 2006 - 05:44:33 PM
Name: susie
E-mail address: siouxb2000@yahoo.com
Comments:Thanks for a beautiful site! Having long loved and cherished Gladys' writings, I am SO PLEASED to have discovered this beautiful site.
Monday, August 7th 2006 - 10:32:15 AM
Name: Cathy VanVoorhis
E-mail address: cvanvoor@wccnet.edu
Comments:Has anyone ever found out who "Jan" was and what happened to him after WWI?
Saturday, July 22nd 2006 - 12:31:49 AM
Name: Alicia Webster
E-mail address: perspicaciouspetunia@earthlink.net
Comments:I just discovered Ms.Taber's books at my local library two weeks ago, and I'm in love, I'm in love, I'm in love! Can anybody please recommend other authors that write in a similar vein? I am just beginning my journey into nature-related/biographical journals, and I am starving for suggestions...thanks
Tuesday, July 11th 2006 - 02:59:32 PM
Name: Carlie
E-mail address: carlie@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://akron.batcave.net/omeprazole/
Comments:This is a good looking website, glad to see it. You may want to visit my page too: http://akron.batcave.net/omeprazole/
Sunday, June 18th 2006 - 10:09:30 PM
Name: Jan Bass
E-mail address: riterjan@radiks.net
Comments:Just dreamin' of the little grey house by the sea! It's not too late to register for our "Friends of Gladys Taber" 2006 reunion on Cape Cod. Dates are June 16-18. Home base will be the Captain's Quarters Inn in N. Eastham. Come join in the fun, fellowship and fresh seafood! Speakers, book sales, music, lobster, new friends and old, and all kinds of thrills! For more info, email me at riterjan@radiks.net or phone 712-328-6942.
Thursday, April 20th 2006 - 02:13:51 AM
Name: Barbara
E-mail address: barbsbeat@aol.com
Comments:Would like to know if there is a book of the Family Circle Butternut Wisdom articles.
Monday, April 17th 2006 - 12:03:19 AM
Name: Pat
E-mail address: ptcargill@aol.com
Comments:I am reading my first Taber book, co-authored w/Barbara (sorry, can't remember her last name and book not available!) Stillwater and Sugarbridge. Their correspondence following the seasons of the year is just such delightful reading. I read sparingly as I want this book to last a long time. It was a gift from my best friend who read her books long ago. I notice websites regarding her mentioned, but would appreciate knowing the names. Thanks in advance. I sign myself, New Glady Taber book collector.
Friday, March 31st 2006 - 04:39:01 AM
Name: nancy
E-mail address: featherwon
Monday, March 6th 2006 - 07:23:46 AM
Name: linda norwood
E-mail address: lindabnorwood@gmail.com
Comments:I just finished reading "he Stillmeadow Road" this is the first Gladys Tabor book I have read. I really enjoyed this book. It was such a relaxing book to read. I look forward to reading more of her books.
Thursday, February 2nd 2006 - 04:28:31 PM
Name: Sharon Brillinger
E-mail address: saelborn@hotmail.com
Comments:I had no idea there were so many other people who still read and loved the works of Gladys Taber. I have been enjoying her work for 40 years, and look in every used bookstore I come across for her books. Isn't it amazing that one woman can influence so many people by writing about her life and her beliefs. She seems like a breath of fresh air when compared to contemporary writers. Love and prayers to all who love and collect Gladys Taber books. Sharon
Wednesday, January 18th 2006 - 02:53:03 PM
Name: dale platenik
E-mail address: ashanta111@aol.com
Comments:gladys tabor gives me hope, comfort, and strength to get through some of the most difficult times of my life. she also makes me laugh and enjoy the everyday humdrums of housework, out-of-the-house work, and daily living. i love gladys and am so glad i found her a few years ago. i now own most of her books thanks to a used book dealer who is a very good friend. i just wish i had come to know gladys before she died, so i could have written to her and let her know how important she has become to me.
Thursday, January 12th 2006 - 12:46:07 AM
Name: tami
E-mail address: middlekid46@yahoo.com
Comments:what a wonderful site! just happened on it tonight while searching for pictures of stillmeadow. my mom has been buying me a gladys taber book for christmas every year for so many years and sadly this year we can't find one that i don't have! i treasure my books and have a special place for them! after reading my first one, i just had to have a cocker spaniel and have had one ever since! will return often to this site and have added it to my favorites. thank you for such a beautiful place to visit!!!
Friday, December 2nd 2005 - 11:05:25 PM
Name: Sharon Simpson
E-mail address: cameo602003@yahoo.com
Comments:I fell in love with Stillmeadow and Gladys Taber's books and "Butternut Wisdom" column a long time ago and thought sadly that it was a dream lost when she passed away. Recently widowed after a 40-year marriage, I found the house that is truly my heart's home a year ago, purchased it the day after I first saw it and have been happily living in its shelter since. Today I came across these websites devoted to preserving her peaceful kingdom, including many photos of Stillmeadow. I could be looking at the twin of my home, also an antique Cape Cod, built, we think, in the 1790's within shouting distance of the Connecticut shoreline. Although I had seen photos in her books, first read in our town library 35 years ago, I had only a hazy memory of that delightful home. Now I know why my own piece of Heaven on earth spoke to me so strongly. How comforting to know that there are others who feel as deeply about her vision of the world as I and that we can make a difference in the often frantic hustle that life has become. I feel like I have come to a well of sweet cool water in the middle of a long dusty journey. Now I am going to hie myself out and order the copies of her books to go with "Stillmeadow Seasons" and "Stillmeadow Road" that have graced my bookshelves for these many years. Thank you for this opportunity to connect with like-minded souls!
Sunday, November 13th 2005 - 08:29:56 PM
Name: Melissa Gajewski
E-mail address: mgajewski@ssd.com
Comments:A friend of mine and I are becoming great Gladys Taber fans. I think her books are better than any self-help book that is out today. We read her books and feel that all is right with the world. We are both curious, however, as to what happened to both her and Jill's husbands and Jill's children. Its driving us crazy that we cannot find mention of what happened to them in any of her books. I would really appreciate hearing something from you. Thank you so much! Melissa
Monday, November 7th 2005 - 04:51:49 PM
Name: Annie
E-mail address: annesc@cox.net
Comments:Hello newly found kindred spirits... I was reading Katherine Valentine's latest novel and one of her main character's was reading a Glady's Taber book. So that's what got me started. I am starting up now and planning to read all her books and have had the library order them all. I am so glad to read the 'grounds' have been preserved. It is hard to find 'comfort' reading and this is one.
Sunday, October 23rd 2005 - 02:07:26 PM
Name: Irene
E-mail address: chizim2@pacific.net.au
Comments:"Amber - a very personal Cat" has been my introduction to Gladys Taber's writing. I don't even have a cat but loved every word. I'm looking forward to reading many more of these delighteful books.
Friday, September 30th 2005 - 03:59:23 AM
Name: Carol Stauter
E-mail address: hjohn@coiinc.com
Comments:Is it true that Gilly's gone? If so,I hope someone will pick up the mantle and continue to publish the newsletter. It was always such a pleasure to find one in the mail.....a tangible link to Gladys. Gilly was a wonderful, devoted friend of Gladys who will be sorely missed.
Saturday, September 24th 2005 - 11:47:23 PM
Name: Carol Stauter
E-mail address: hjohn@coiinc.com
Comments:Is it true that Gilly's gone? If so,I hope someone will pick up the mantle and continue to publish the newsletter. It was always such a pleasure to find one in the mail.....a tangible link to Gladys. Gilly was a wonderful, devoted friend of Gladys that will be sorely missed.
Saturday, September 24th 2005 - 11:45:18 PM
Name: Lori
E-mail address: lorilynne1965@yahoo.com
Comments:I'm currently reading Country Chronicle. This is the first book I've read by Gladys Taber and definately won't be the last. It doesn't take long to fall in love with her and her way of writing. Just wanted to say thank you for this website so we can learn more about this inspiring woman.
Friday, September 23rd 2005 - 10:26:46 PM
Name: Chris
E-mail address: cokinos@comcast.net
Comments:Discovered Gladys on the library shelf. I first enjoyed Still Cove Journal and continued to read the rest. I did belong to the Gilley Moore club but have lost contact. I understand she passed away. Would love to hear more about the fans of G.T.
Friday, September 16th 2005 - 02:46:33 PM
Name: Rica
E-mail address: bollin77@juno.com
Comments:would someone please tell me what happened to Jill's two children and when did Jills husband die and when did Gladys's husband die? they don't have to reveal sensitive information.......
Sunday, September 11th 2005 - 10:00:23 PM
Name: rica
Comments:Zucchini Jam Serves: 6 Ingredients: 6 cup zucchini; peeled & grated 1/4 cup water 1 pkg sure-jell 5 cup sugar 13 oz pineapple; crushed 6 oz apricot Jello Boil the zucchini and water until soft. Add Sure-Jell and bring to a hard boil. Add sugar and pineapple. Boil 5 minutes. Remove form heat. Add apricot Jello. Stir well. Pack in sterilized jars and seal. I use the Sure-Jell Light and use only 3 1/2 cups sugar. This is an orange colored jam and really tastes great...unless you don't like apricots or pineapple!
Sunday, September 11th 2005 - 03:45:02 PM
Name: Rica
E-mail address: Bollin77@juno.com
Comments:what beautiful poetry Lois wrote for memory of the Taber books!!thank you Lois...
Wednesday, September 7th 2005 - 12:15:49 PM
Name: Lillian Perry Hendricks
E-mail address: pshendricks@houston.rr.com
Comments:Gladys has been my favorite author for many, many years. I appreciate her storis, thoughts, and style of writing. She has been an inspiration throughout my life. I would appreciate any current information about friends of Gladys reunions and meetings. I hope to sometime soon visit Stillmeadow where all her creative writings were born.
Sunday, August 28th 2005 - 01:10:14 AM
Name: Linda Hagan
E-mail address: ljhagan@sbcglobal.net
Comments:Iremember and still enjoy thoughts from Butternut Wisdom/McCalls circa late 50's. Want to get a compilation of those articles if possible. Her writing about her cats was a particular joy.
Friday, August 26th 2005 - 05:45:17 PM
Name: Linda
Friday, August 26th 2005 - 05:32:37 PM
Name: Linda
Friday, August 26th 2005 - 05:32:37 PM
Name: Gina Barath
E-mail address: SHANUKPA@AOL.com
Comments:I would be interested in learning more about the Friends of Gladys Taber organization. I am finally living in Orleans MA. I am sure you are aware of the fact that Still Cove is on the market. Are there any plans about aimed at possibly preserving it. I attended an historic commission session the other day and the structure was declared significant but they didn't go into any thoughts of a possible purchase in order to preserve it in tact. Could it possibly serve as a writers retreat center for this area? (just a suggestion) Any info you could send would be greatly appreciated.
Friday, August 12th 2005 - 11:07:49 PM
Name: Faye
E-mail address: Aschbacher
Comments:I have been reading Gladys Taber books for several years and have learned to love her she is so down to earth and warm. I have several of her books and am trying to get all of them. I found several on Amazon. Is Connie still alive and was she ever called Cicely? Happy reading. Faye
Thursday, August 11th 2005 - 11:00:40 AM
Name: Faye
Thursday, August 11th 2005 - 10:56:12 AM
Name: Faye
Thursday, August 11th 2005 - 10:55:59 AM
Name: Kathi
Comments:Stillmeadow still exists, and is on Sanford Road, just off Jeremy Swamp Road, just southeast of Southbury, Connecticut. Easy to Mapquest, if you want to see just where!
Wednesday, July 27th 2005 - 11:54:23 AM
Name: Phyllis Bradley
E-mail address: mommab12@access995.com
Comments:Does Stillmeadow still exist? Where is it exactly? Thank you, Phyllis Bradley
Monday, July 25th 2005 - 01:05:54 PM
Name: Dusty
Comments:Enjoyed what I could see of the site so far! 8^) I am a big Gladys Taber fan myself! But what happened to page 2??? Doesn't seem to want to download for me! Hope you get it fixed soon! Thanks for the great tribute site to one of my favorite local authors! Dusty from MA
Sunday, July 24th 2005 - 10:12:51 AM
Name: Chris Merton
E-mail address: ccmerton1@verizon.net
Comments:15 years ago, I intended to "sign up" for the newsletter written by Gilly Moore for the "Friends of Gladys Taber". As things go, I never did. On a whim, tonight I discovered this web site and I am so delighted! Gladys Taber lives! Gilly, if you are reading this, I still have the kind letter you wrote to me when I inquired about the "Friends" many years ago! After all these years.... thank you!
Monday, July 18th 2005 - 10:39:02 PM
Name: Sandra Stanley
E-mail address: swstanley@ec.rr.com
Comments:My father introduced me to Gladys Taber's writings when I was but a child. She is now my favorite author just as she was my father's, and I own quite a collection of her wonderful books purchased from numerous sources. I am very interested in obtaining more of her works and those of her daughter. Anything I can here about her and her gifted writings would be indeed greatly appreciated. Sincerely yours, Sandra Stanley: swstanley@ec.rr.com
Friday, June 17th 2005 - 08:14:46 PM
E-mail address: GRANDPA 1063
Saturday, May 14th 2005 - 07:10:23 PM
Name: Susan Stanley
E-mail address: stillmeadow@yahoo.com
Homepage URL: http://stillmeadow.ecwhost.com
Comments:Hi everyone UPDATE: The site is being moved, re-designed and updated. Here's the new URL: http://stillmeadow.ecwhost.com/ There is also a very pleasant forum here: http://stillmeadow.forumate.com/ Please register to join in!! This guestbook will be moved to the new site eventually, and will always be safe :) Kind regards, Susan Kind regards
Saturday, May 14th 2005 - 04:40:32 PM
E-mail address: kedevall@utmb.edu
Friday, May 13th 2005 - 12:53:42 PM
E-mail address: kedevall@utmb.edu
Friday, May 13th 2005 - 12:53:38 PM
Name: Kim
E-mail address: goofyblonde@direcway.com
Comments:Looking to purchase Gladys Taber Books!
Sunday, April 10th 2005 - 04:43:16 PM
Name: Roberta May
E-mail address: mayroberta@hotmail.com
Homepage URL: http://www.honeychild.com
Comments:Lovely. I'm just re-reading her biographies and cookbooks.
Saturday, April 2nd 2005 - 03:18:57 PM
Name: Kim Covell
E-mail address: goofyblonde@direcway.com
Tuesday, March 29th 2005 - 09:30:02 PM
Name: Dolores
E-mail address: Mistyroses47@aol.com
Comments:My Mother got me interested in Gladys Taber's books some years ago. We eventually made around 3 trips to Connecticut, to try and find Stillmeadow. On our second trip there, we found the house and got permission to walk around in the yard. Got some pictures. On our next visit there, we drove by the house and saw a lady outside in the yard. We stopped and my Mother got out and went over to talk with her. It was Connie, Gladys' daughter. She invited us in to walk thru the first floor. It was a wonderful time, seeing inside the house that Gladys loved and wrote about in her books. We also found the cemetery where Gladys was buried, and also her friend Jill's grave. It was a day that meant so much to my Mother. It was also our last visit there together. My Mother had a stroke 3 months later. That was in 1998. In Dec. of 2003, just 3 days before Christmas, my Mom passed away. I will treasure all of our memories of being able to let Mom see the house that she read about in the books, knowing that it meant so much to her! I wish we could have met Gladys for she seemed like such a special person. I would love to have all of the books that she wrote, but they are difficult to find. I'm glad for this website. Thanks!
Wednesday, March 2nd 2005 - 10:28:11 PM
Name: Dolores
E-mail address: Mistyroses47@aol.com
Comments:My Mother got me interested in Gladys Taber's books some years ago. We eventually made around 3 trips to Connecticut, to try and find Stillmeadow. On our second trip there, we found the house and got permission to walk around in the yard. Got some pictures. On our next visit there, we drove by the house and saw a lady outside in the yard. We stopped and my Mother got out and went over to talk with her. It was Connie, Gladys' daughter. She invited us in to walk thru the first floor. It was a wonderful time, seeing inside the house that Gladys loved and wrote about in her books. We also found the cemetery where Gladys was buried, and also her friend Jill's grave. It was a day that meant so much to my Mother. It was also our last visit there together. My Mother had a stroke 3 months later. That was in 1998. In Dec. of 2003, just 3 days before Christmas, my Mom passed away. I will treasure all of our memories of being able to let Mom see the house that she read about in the books, knowing that it meant so much to her! I wish we could have met Gladys for she seemed like such a special person. I would love to have all of the books that she wrote, but they are difficult to find. I'm glad for this website. Thanks!
Wednesday, March 2nd 2005 - 10:21:21 PM
Name: Mary Ellen McMullen
E-mail address: maryellen0611@aol.com
Comments:Always and ever Gladys has been a part of my life. My mother was a librarian and introduced me to the Stillmeadow books when I was in high school. In the late 1970's my sister and I drove to Stillmeadow and bravely walked around the farmhouse and peeked into the windows, one splendid, October morning. What a thrill! I passed along one of my Stillmeadow books to my daughter, Mary Jane, a midwife, who is now living in Virginia. She and her husband purchased a property in the countryside and are converting it into a farm which they have named "Steel Meadow Farm", because my son-in-law, Glenn, is an artist/sculptor who works in steel medium. Over the years, I have read Gladys' journals over and over and they always bring me enormous comfort.
Sunday, February 20th 2005 - 06:56:48 PM
Name: Mary Beth Schwarz
E-mail address: beschwarz@sbcglobal.net
Comments: This is a lovely website. You have added so many things! My collection of Gladys Taber's books is growing, and I enjoy reading about the peace and joy she had in the country. ANOTHER PATH helped me through grief. I am looking forward to the Friends of Gladys Taber newsletter this month if Gilbertine is feeling well. So far I have not been able to go to a Friends gathering, but some year I will go and meet some of you dear friends and learn more about Gladys and Stillmeadow/StillCove.
Sunday, February 20th 2005 - 12:22:41 AM
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